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Army Corps releases Comprehensive Restoration Plan for Hudson Raritan Estuary- Volume 1, Version 1.0

The New York District and Port Authority of New York and New Jersey released the Hudson-Raritan Estuary Comprehensive Restoration Plan Volume 1, Version 1.0. [Read More]
Published: Jul-21-16

Raystown Lake hosts sidewalk chalk art contest at Seven Points Beach

RAYSTOWN LAKE, Pennsylvania —The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) at Raystown Lake invites the [Read More]
Published: Jul-21-16

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, announces availability of the Draft General Re-evaluation Report and Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Fire Island Inlet to Montauk Point Coastal Storm Risk Management Project

NEW YORK – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, announces the availability of the Draft General Re-evaluation Report/Environmental Impact Statement (Draft GRR/EIS) for the proposed Fire Island Inlet to Montauk Point, New York (FIMP) Coastal Storm Risk Management Project and the opening of a 60-day review period for the public to submit written comments. [Read More]
Published: Jul-21-16

Muddy River flowing through constructed flood risk management channel in former Sears Parking Lot

CONCORD, Mass. – Construction activities are coming to a close on Phase 1 of the $30.9 million Muddy River Flood Risk Management and Environmental Restoration project in Boston, Massachusetts. [Read More]
Published: Jul-01-16

Corps of Engineers announces relocation of Baltimore District Headquarters

BALTIMORE — General Services Administration (GSA) Mid-Atlantic Region has awarded a 15-year (10 firm) lease contract to BE, 2&10 LLC, for 143,000 rentable square feet of space located at 2 Hopkins Plaza, for relocation of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps), Baltimore District Headquarters. [Read More]
Published: Jun-17-16

Army Corps announces the completion of Sea Gate Reach portion of the Coney Island Coastal Storm Risk Reduction Project

NEW YORK – Today, Col. David Caldwell, commander, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), New York District announced the completion of the Sea Gate Reach of the Coney Island Shore Protection Project. [Read More]
Published: Jun-13-16

Corps proposes revising, replacing Massachusetts General Permits for minimal impact activities on aquatic environment

The New England District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, is proposing to revise and replace the statewide Massachusetts General Permits (GPs) with updated GPs for minimal-impact activities subject to Corps jurisdiction in waters of the U.S. [Read More]
Published: Jun-07-16

Army Corps of Engineers seeks public comments on on proposal to renew and revise nationwide permits

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today it is seeking comments on its proposal to renew and revise 50 nationwide permits for work in wetlands and other waters that are regulated by Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and/or Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899. In addition, USACE is proposing to issue two new nationwide permits that pertain to authorizing the removal of low-head dams and the construction and maintenance of living shorelines. [Read More]
Published: Jun-01-16

Enjoy America’s Waterways, Play It Safe and Return Home Alive

Before you head out for a day on or near the water, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) encourages you to make sure you have life jackets for everyone and that you wear them. Remember, “Life Jackets Worn… Nobody Mourns.” [Read More]
Published: Jun-01-16

Army Corps observes National Dam Safety Awareness Day

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District recognizes National Dam Safety Awareness Day on May 31, which commemorates the 1889 failure of the South Fork Dam in Johnstown, Pa. The event was our nation’s worst dam failure and resulted in more than 2000 deaths. The USACE Philadelphia District owns and operates five earthfill dams in eastern Pennsylvania, which have prevented nearly $400 million in flood damages since their construction. [Read More]
Published: May-27-16
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